This Week: CMA in Michigan
CMA will be in Grand Rapids for the Midwest Arts Conference from Wednesday to Saturday; visit us in Booth 439. On Thursday, 9/13, we'll present a 9:00 a.m. session on CMA-supported community residencies; and that afternoon, 4:00–6:00 p.m., we're hosting a networking get-together at the Sundance Bar & Grill (RSVP preferred; conference registration and CMA membership are not required to attend). And don't miss a chance to hear these CMA member ensembles: Christian Howes Group, the Russian Duo, and Trio Solari are all performing in independent showcases during the conference.
Last Chance—Apply to Showcase or Present a Conference Session
Ensembles performing music of all genres and styles may apply to showcase
at the CMA conference, January 17-20, 2013, at the Westin New York at Times Square. We also invite members and others interested in attending the conference to submit a proposal
for a 90-minute workshop, demonstration, panel, or roundtable. Deadline: September 14, 2012
Join Us Next Week in Florida
If you are attending the Performing Arts Exchange Conference
in Miami Beach, visit us at Booth 422. And on Thursday, September 20, at 7:00 p.m., hear Sybarite5
, a CMA member ensemble, in a PAE-juried showcase at Colony Theater. CMA staff will also be on hand for individual consultations
(conference registration is not required to schedule an appointment).
Nominate a Local Hero for a CMAcclaim Award
The CMAcclaim Award
brings national recognition to an individual, ensemble, or organization in chamber music that has had a significant impact on a community at the local or regional level. CMA members are invited to submit a nomination
for the 2013 award. The nominee need not be a CMA member.
Deadline: September 30, 2012
Mariel Roberts Joins the Mivos Quartet
Mariel Roberts is the Mivos String Quartet's new cellist, succeeding founding member Isabel Castellvi. Roberts has performed with several other new-music groups, including Ensemble Signal, Wet Ink, the Nouveau Classical Project, and the Wordless Music Orchestra.
Stulberg Competition Winners
L to R: Meklis, Cho, and Lipman
Three teenagers rose to the top of a field of 111 applicants to win medals at this year’s Stulberg International String Competition
in Kalamazoo, MI. Violist Matthew Lipman (Gold Medal), cellist Brannon Cho (Silver) and violinist Vincent Meklis (Bronze) will receive cash awards and opportunities to perform with local Michigan symphonies.